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Project by Trackman posted 05-21-2017 09:25 PM 595 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

11” wide and 8” tall with 209 pieces of cherry, walnut and oak. I’d put the oak in the crawl space under the house and forgotten it. With the nasty winter we had it had started to spalt on me. This made for a very interesting feature ring.

-- Trackman, Washington





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ornateInventions

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#1 posted 05-22-2017 12:55 AM

Wow, these vessels you make are top notch. Impressive.

-- "Here am I, send me" - The True Craftsman

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#2 posted 05-22-2017 05:29 AM

Lovely piece, very nice work
Pete

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#3 posted 05-22-2017 08:12 AM

nice great work

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#4 posted 05-22-2017 04:12 PM

Very good. beautiful work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 05-22-2017 07:59 PM

Very nice. And the spalting is beautiful. Don’t you just love a happy accident. Been considering an attempt at a segmented bowl. What type of glue do you use?

-- Dave Smith - If our phones fall, we panic. If our friends fall, we laugh.

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Trackman

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#6 posted 05-22-2017 10:30 PM



Very nice. And the spalting is beautiful. Don t you just love a happy accident. Been considering an attempt at a segmented bowl. What type of glue do you use?

- Dave Smith


I Titebond III for gluing the segments together. It has a longer open time so you don’t have to be in such a hurry to get the ring clamp on it. For gluing the rings together I just use Titebond Origional or Gorilla wood glue.

-- Trackman, Washington

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#7 posted 05-24-2017 01:25 AM

That looks great. If you don’t mind me asking, did you turn this in stages or did you glue everything first, then hollow it out?

-- Barry, http://BarrysWorkshop.com/

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#8 posted 05-24-2017 10:17 AM

A real beauty! Love turning.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dave Smith

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#9 posted 05-24-2017 03:24 PM

Thanks for the information Trackman. I appreciate you sharing that with me.

-- Dave Smith - If our phones fall, we panic. If our friends fall, we laugh.

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